|Combat America - unknown|
A feature-length documentary on the experiences and operations of the 351st Bombardment Group of the USAAF's 8th Air Force based in England, Presented and narrated by Clark Gable. Director unknown. Released in 1943. Complete print. CAST NOTE: Clark Gable flew five combat missions over Europe as a B-17 waist gunner.
Keywords: documentaries; WW2; USAAF; 8th Air Force; Clark Gable
|TARGET FOR TODAY 1944 video & audio upgrade - USAAF Film Unit|
This high-res version is sharper, cleaner and with better audio than the existing IA copies. It also is in the correct aspect ratio and has a much smaller download file. This is an official US Army Air Force feature-length training film that also was shown in civilian theaters in connection with war bond drives. It details the operations and goals of the 8th Air Force Bomber Command in 1944. Some scenes are dramatized, however only USAAF and RAF personnel appear in this film...
Keywords: documentaries; WW2; USAAF; 8th Air Force; air combat footage
|Mendlesham Memories: The Complete Collection - This digital compilation was created by: Scott Mackey, Terry Hutchings-Baker, John Funk|
WWII 34th Bomb Group Association News Letters Mendlesham Memories was originally published by the members of the 34th Bomb Group (H) Association, Inc. for the information of its members. We are making this information available for historical and research purposes, and hope that it will be used to tell the story of and honor these World War II veterans. We request that if information from Mendlesham Memories is used, proper credit be given to the author (if any), and the publication itself...
Keywords: WWII; Mendlesham; 34th Bomb Group; 8th Air Force; U.S. Army Airforce; USAFF
|TSVP Veteran Voices: William Tingle: In My Own Words - Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative|
Looking back at his service during WW II, William Tingle considers himself the luckiest man in the Army. Poor eyesight kept him out of the Navy in 1943, but the Army found use for Bill Tingle supporting the 8th Air Force in England. A week after the Normandy invasion, Bill landed on the continent and followed Allied ground forces racing toward Germany. “I wasn’t even issued a rifle,” he says...
Keywords: veterans; Pittsburgh; oral history; WW II; 8th Air Force; Battle of the Bulge; German civilians